Asia-Europe New Music Festival in Hanoi

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:05:34

(VOVworld) - The 2nd Asia-Europe New Music Festival themed ‘Music – Convergence and Pervasion’ will close on October 18. This is the second festival hosted by Vietnam with the participation of 200 musicians and artists from nearly 30 Eurasian nations. In his opening speech on October 12 at Hanoi Opera House, poet Huu Thinh, President of the Vietnam Writers' Association, said the festival gives a good chance to introduce Vietnam’s revolutionary and contemporary music achievements thus providing insights into Vietnam’s land, people, culture, and music as well as new trends of Eurasian music development. After the opening ceremony, the festival continue with free performances on October 13-18 at the Vietnam National Musical Academy (VNAM)’s Concert Hall and two workshops on New Musical Exchanges between Asian and European Countries and the Vietnamese monochord.

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The opening night of the 2nd Asia-Europe New Music Festival
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The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien, Chairman of the Vietnam Musicians’ Association Do Hong Quan and Chairman of the Russian Union of Composers Rashid Kalimullin
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Poet Huu Thinh, president of the Vietnam Writers' Association, delivered the keynote address
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The symphony orchestra
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Performers of the wind instruments
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Conductor Honna Tetsuji, Japan

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Conductor Isao Matsushita, Japan
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Violinist Bui Cong Duy
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Conductor Richard Tsang, Hong Kong
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Conductor Robert Casteels, Singapore
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Conductor Do Hong Quan, Vietnam
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Conductor Nguyen Thieu Hoa, Vietnam

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